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David Palma

David Palma

MD, PhD; Radiation Oncology, Cross Appointment to Medical Biophysics and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Research Interests / Specializations: Dr. Palma's research focuses on translational imaging science, including evaluating new imaging and radiotherapy technologies in the pre-clinical and clinical setting.
Christopher Pin

Christopher Pin

Ph.D; Basic Scientist, Oncology Associated Professor, Departments of Paediatrics, Physiology and Pharmacology, and Oncology; Scientist, Children's Health Research Institute and Lawson Health Research Institute

Research Interests / Specializations: PI, CIHR and NSERC funding on pancreatic cancer; Molecular Biology; Epigenetics; Animal modeling of cancer
Nicholas Power

Nicholas Power

MD; Surgery: Urology, Oncology

Research Interests / Specializations: Clinical care; Translational research; Prostate, renal, testicular cancer; tumor banking
Frank Prato

Frank Prato

BSc, MSc, PhD, FCCPM, FCOMP

Research Interests / Specializations: Research Imaging Program Leader , Assistant Scientific Director, Lawson Health Research Institute Dr. Frank Prato recently completed implementation of a $30 million grant for molecular and hybrid imaging facilities including, as of Feb 7 2012, the first PET/MRI whole body hybrid imaging platform in Canada. He has expertise in both nuclear medicine imaging and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and has published close to 200 scientific papers. With a team of 31 researchers, the Lawson Imaging program is a recognized leader in non-invasive biomedical imaging. Hybrid imaging (which combines two or more imaging methods to provide superior images and diagnostic information) is currently being applied to the areas of cardiology, neurology (including mental health), metabolic disease and cancer.

George Rodrigues

George Rodrigues

MD; Epidemiology & Biostatistics, Oncology (Radiation)

Research Interests / Specializations: Radiation Oncology; Prostate & GU, Lung Cancers; Brain Metastases, Epidemiology & Biostatistics: Markov modeling; Database analysis, Clinical Trials
Peter Rogan

Peter Rogan

PhD; Biochemistry

Research Interests / Specializations: Canada Research Chair in Genome Bioinformatics; Professor; Genetic variant detection; Sequencing cancer mutations; Classifying variant of unknown significance; Cytogenomic approaches; Breast cancer
Caroline Schild-Poulter

Caroline Schild-Poulter

PhD; Biochemistry

Research Interests / Specializations: Mechanisms of cancer development; Cellular response to DNA damage
Timothy Scholl

Timothy Scholl

PhD; Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Biophysics, Western University Associate Scientist, Imaging Research Laboratories, Robarts Research Institute, Western University Scientist, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Research Interests / Specializations: Magnetic resonance imaging of cancer Metabolic imaging of cancer with hyperpolarized 13C-enriched endogenous compounds Development of novel contrast agents for magnetic resonance imaging Characterization of the magnetic properties of paramagnetic contrast agents Fast field-cycled magnetic resonance imaging with targeted paramagnetic contrast agents
Tracy Sexton

Tracy Sexton

MD, PhD; Oncology (Radiation)

Research Interests / Specializations: Radiation Oncology; Clinical care; Translational research; Breast & GU Cancer; Circulating tumor cells; Clinical education tools- survivorship
Trevor Shepherd

Trevor Shepherd

Translational Oncology Scientist, LRCP Assistant Professor, Ob/Gyn, Oncology and Anatomy & Cell Biology

Research Interests / Specializations: Ovarian cancer; metastasis; 3D spheroid; patient-derived samples; cell signalling; tumour dormancy; therapeutics testing
LRCP A4-836, LRCP A4-921
ext. 56347, ext. 53626
tshephe6@uwo.ca

Brian Shilton

Brian Shilton

Ph.D.; Professor, Department of Biochemistry Director of Macromolecular Crystallography Facility

Research Interests / Specializations: Molecular structure and enzyme mechanism; molecular dynamics; nicotinamide function and metabolism; drug interactions; quinone reductases 1 and 2; Pin1 peptidyl prolyl isomerase; p53 tumor suppressor; 20S proteosome
Joe Torchia

Joe Torchia

PhD; Oncology (Experimental) Senior Oncology Scientist, LRCP

Research Interests / Specializations: Gene regulation in cancer; epigenetics; hormone signalling in cancer; DNA repair
Alan Tuck

Alan Tuck

MD; Pathology, Oncology (Experimental)

Research Interests / Specializations: Laboratory Medicine; Breast cancer biology & pathology; Translational research; Cellular and molecular biomarkers; Metastasis
Eva Turley

Eva Turley

PhD; Biochemistry, Oncology (Experimental), Distinguished Oncology Scientist, LRCP

Research Interests / Specializations: Breast cancer; Cellular and molecular mechanisms of metastasis; 3D cell culture models; Translational research; Novel therapeutics